How to Find Information About AIDS / Edition 2

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If you have ever attempted to research the AIDS epidemic or the HIV virus, you have discovered the overwhelming array of information sources. How do you know which information is the most accurate and most current? This second edition contains a directory of sources and resources in the AIDS information arena, designed to make it easy for anyone to find information on AIDS.

Important Topics Covered:

  • Organizations--includes AIDS service organizations, community-based organizations, and organizations operating at the local, regional, state, and national level
  • Health Departments--identifies state offices, including the District of Columbia, that provide AIDS-related information or that can refer individuals to the appropriate organization
  • Research Institutions, Grant Funding Sources, Education and Training Centers, and Federal Agencies
  • Hotlines--both local and national
  • Electronic Sources of Information--includes specific journals, bibliographies, and monographs
  • Audiovisual Producers--covers producers of audiovisuals concerning AIDS

    The organization of the directory and the indexes, arranged geographically as well as alphabetically, are compelling features of this timely book. How to Find Information About AIDS, Second Edition is a valuable addition to the reference collection of librarians, counselors, school teachers, AIDS organization administrators, and medical personnel.

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Editorial Reviews

For both health-care professionals and the general public, suggests initial sources to contact for getting information about HIV and AIDS. Includes organizations, government agencies, databases, hotlines, a guide to research funding sources, and geographical indexes. No date is noted for the first edition. Paper edition (0-918393-99-X), $14.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780918393999
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/28/1992
  • Series: Haworth Medical Information Sources Series
  • Edition description: 2nd ed
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 302
  • Product dimensions: 6.01 (w) x 8.41 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Organizational Resources
  • Health Departments
  • Research Institutions, Grant Funding Sources, Federal Agencies, and Education and Training Centers
  • Hotlines
  • Electronic Sources of Information
  • Print Sources of Information
  • Audiovisual Producers/ Distributors
  • General Index
  • Geographic Index
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